Feb 9, 2013 1:00am PST
that people have heard about. >> bill: these people are all crazy. they are all nuts. i mean, michael jackson kills himself, right? elvis pretty much killed himself. janice joplin, jim morrison, the list is endless, jimmy hendrix. they never seem to learn. >> it's hard to predict to say what goes on inside the minds of an artist but that's what makes them an artist. that sense of creativity. that thing that makes them particular is probably the very thing that pushes them to the extremes that sometimes can cause, you know, fatalities and things that, you know, that end up not being good. >> bill: what was the most dynamic talent that you saw? because you basically are a guy who is looking for the next big thing in rock. >> when i came to sony i signed mariah carey >> i had the chance to work with michael jackson who was as brilliant as they come. ♪ because this is thriller, thriller night. >> bill: you couldn't get through to him on the social level though? >> it wasn't my job to get through to him. my job was to get the best possible music that he could make and that i could sell for him.
Feb 13, 2013 3:00am PST
. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. [ music ] >> this is "the bill press show" >> bill: all right. now 25 minutes after the hour. president obama a very powerful state of the union speech. how did marco rubio do. let's talk about that, too. yes watch marco rubio. i just watched enough to know that i think all of the advance height about what a great job marco rupe rubio was going to do sort of fell flat last night. to me, he looked nervous. he looked not ready for prime time. >> yeah. >> bill: he looked stiff. and he certainly was -- >> thirsty >> bill: thirsty. what will be remembered most about his speech was i have never seen anybody do this. he is live on camera talking, and he takes a break without even saying excuse me just a second. reaches over off camera like this, grabs a bottle of water and then takes a stip without even saying excuse me and then puts the bottle back and then continues talking. amateur hour. i think he joins the ranks of chris
Feb 26, 2013 3:00am PST
. (vo) from the underworld, to the world of privilege. >> everyone in michael jackson's life was out to use him. (vo) no one brings you more documentaries that are real, gripping, current. nounce broadcasting across the nation on your radio and on current tv this is the "bill press show." >> bill: the sequester now becomes a matter of national security. want to keep this country safe or not? that is the question. what do you say? good morning everybody. good tuesday morning. tuesday, february 26th. so good to see you today. this is the "full court press." we are coming to you live on your local progressive talk radio station. on current tv and on sirius x.m. this hour only. happy tuesday morning. good to see you. we've got lots and lots to talk about today. everything from diets to homeland security. governors in town. actually they've left town now. they made a big stink before they left town yesterday. we'll bring you up to date on it. kucinich getting geared up for the assault weapons ban. we'll cover everything happening here, not only in our nation's capital, around the country
Feb 19, 2013 11:00am PST
. >> thanks. >>> let's talk about prince michael jackson. michael johnson's 16-year-old son. he says he can't sing, he can't dance like his dad, but he's determined to make his own fortune. is he taking a part-time job like most teenagers? not quite. we'll tell you what prince michael's new gig is next. >>> first lady michelle obama says she's the boss of her bangs. she showed a little sense of humor to cooking host rachel ray. >> this is my mid life crisis, the bangs. i couldn't get a sports car. they won't let me bungee jump. so instead i cut my bangs. >> you went for the bangs. you're the boss of your hair. >> i can do this. this is all mine. >> mrs. obama got the new hair style last month when she turned 4. she got a seal of approval from the president who says she looks good. she saulz looks good. >>> want to get your hands on some props and costumes from an oscar nominated film? if you are a fan of the movie "silver linings playbook" hit up amazon.com. bradley cooper's running gear is there, the copy of "farewell to arms" that he throws out the window are up for grabs. it includes "be
Feb 4, 2013 2:05am EST
. inspiration. whoo. i felt that. >> i'm liking it. >> oh, i get to do a little michael jackson. oh, my -- rest in peace. i had to give him a little musical shout out tonight. i didn't kick you in the face. that would have been bad. >> i do know the boys in the band, by the way. >> oh. let's just talk about that for a minute. even though diana and i are new permanent anchor team on the show here, this is not the first time that we worked together. >> true. that is true. and yes, rob, it's been very eventful. always. >> you can tell i've calmed down since you left the last time. we had another new face welcoming her to the anchor chair for the week. welcome, diana perez. welcome to the low point of your career here on the overnight. >> i've never seen another anchor have tomato juice on the set. this is new. this is new. >> it's a bloody mary. >> that's my girl. >> oh, that's me! >> didn't recognize yourself. >> wow. >> had a few that night. >> that's all you need. vodka and water. >> whoo. >> getting down on the anchor desk. >> i can go on. if you have trouble sleeping -- >> miss perez? yes. i'